Published On: Thu, Dec 20th, 2012

‘Dark Knight Rises’ was most watched movie trailer of 2012, behind 2 ‘Call of Duty Black Ops 2’ video game trailers

Google released some YouTube data for 2012 and the big winners are Batman and a video game.

YouTube stats released Thursday revealed that Activision’s “Call of Duty Black Ops 2” video game trailers trumped anything and everything out of Hollywood.

Call of Duty Black Ops 2 bannerThe top movie trailer was “The Dark Knight Rises” beating out “Skyfall” and “Ted,” but still millions and millions behind the “Black Ops” viewership.

Only NBC’s “Revolution” put Television in the Top 10.

“CODBO II” had 4 in the Top 10. The Top 2 clips combined garnered nearly 75 million views.

YouTube bases its rankings on how many times a clip was viewed, how long people stayed with it, and how many people found the video by searching for it instead of clicking on an ad.

YouTube details its findings and show the top trailers here.

Now, here’s the ranking for the top trailers on YouTube in 2012:

1. Call of Duty Black Ops 2 – Activision “Surprise – Official Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 Live-Action Trailer
2. Call of Duty Black Ops 2 – Activision ”Reveal Trailer – Official Call of Duty: Black Ops 2
3. The Dark Knight Rises – Warner Brothers Pictures “The Dark Knight Rises – Official Trailer #3
4. Skyfall – Sony Pictures “SKYFALL – Official Trailer
5. Ted – Universal Pictures “Ted – Trailer
6. Hunger Games – Lionsgate “The Hunger Games Theatrical Trailer #2
7. Revolution – NBC “Revolution – Trailer
8. Call of Duty Black Ops 2 – Activision ”Multiplayer Reveal Trailer – Official Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 Video
9. Skyfall – Sony Pictures “SKYFALL – Official Teaser Trailer
10. Call of Duty Black Ops 2 – Activision “Launch Trailer – Official Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 Video

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